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Head of Ag and Markets hailed as Friend of Extension

Richard Ball, New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets commissioner, was presented the Friend of Extension Award by Cornell Cooperative Extension at a ceremony Sept. 26 at Cornell’s Statler Hotel.

Public interest lawyer is ILR program’s Visiting Activist Scholar

Sam Magavern, a public interest lawyer and community leader in his hometown of Buffalo, New York, is the new Cornell Buffalo Co-Lab Visiting Activist Scholar for the 2019-20 academic year.

Cornell extends support for county affordable housing

Cornell University has pledged continued support of the Community Housing Development Fund, a joint effort of Tompkins County, the city of Ithaca and Cornell.

Unemployment course gets Engaged Curriculum funds

Ian Greer, M.S. ’03, Ph.D. ’05, a senior research associate in the ILR School, built a class that explores unemployment and the effects surrounding it with the help of the Engaged Curriculum Grant program.

Ripple effect: Cornell helps restore Long Island's shellfish

Cornell Cooperative Extension is leading the largest effort ever to restore native shellfish populations to Long Island, rejuvenating its waters and improving its maritime ecosystem and economy.

Cooling tech company heats up with NSF small-business award

Thanks to a Small Business Innovation Research award funded by the National Science Foundation, cooling technology startup Heat Inverse is set to scale up and pilot its product with customers.

Materials research center announces fall JumpStart funding

Four New York state companies have been selected for the Cornell Center for Materials Research JumpStart Program, through which they will collaborate with faculty members to develop their products.

Cornell veterinarians save black bear cub hit by car

After a female black bear cub was struck by a car over the summer in the Adirondack Park, Cornell veterinary surgeons repaired the bear’s injured left foreleg and sent it on the road to recovery. 

CCE podcast helps navigate industrial hemp issues

Larry Smart, professor in the Horticulture Section of the School of Integrative Plant Science, recently joined Cornell Cooperative Extension’s “Extension Out Loud” podcast series to discuss industrial hemp production in New York state.